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Iran State News Agency Says New Virus Has Killed 2 Citizens
Thursday, 20 February 2020 17:59 WIB | GLOBAL |Global

The new virus has killed two elderly Iranian citizens, Iran's state-run IRNA news agency reported Wednesday.

IRNA quoted Alireza Vahabzadeh, an adviser to the country's health minister, as saying that both of the victims had been carrying the coronavirus and were located in Qom, about 140 kilometers (86 miles) south of the capital Tehran. No additional details were released.

The virus causes the illness that the World Health Organization recently named COVID-19, referring to its origin late last year and the coronavirus that causes it.

The new virus emerged in China in December. Since then, more than 75,000 people have been infected globally, with more than 2,000 deaths being reported, mostly in China.

Source : VOA

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